Entry requirements for postgraduate taught programmes are a 2:1 Honours degree or equivalent qualification (for example, GPA 3.0 or above) in a Science subject.
Months of entry
This British Psychological Society (BPS) accredited conversion programme is designed to provide you with a broad and critical awareness of psychological theory and practice. We have particular expertise in quantitative research methods, and our course would suit those from a Science background. Students can specialise in Cognitive Neuroscience or Clinical Psychology in their choice of optional courses and dissertation. In addition, graduates from the MSc will gain a range of generic intellectual and practical skills, including initiative, self-reliance, critical ability, data science, collaboration, communicating research and presentation skills, which are easily adaptable to the needs of the labour market. Training in psychological research methods and project work will be included in the programme.
- The MSc Psychological Science (conversion) is accredited by the British Psychological Society.
- Psychology at Glasgow is ranked 10th in the UK (Complete University Guide 2020).
- With a top 10 ranking in the UK (Times & Sunday Times Good University Guide), the school continues to meet student expectations, combining both teaching excellence and a supportive learning environment.
- The School of Psychology & Neuroscience brings together world-leading expertise in experimental psychology, cognitive science and cognitive and affective neuroscience in order to advance the understanding of human behaviour.
- A wide range of optional courses are available representing the research expertise of our staff.
Information for international students
International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic module (not General Training)
- 6.5 with no subtests under 6.5.
- Tests must have been taken within 2 years 5 months of start date. Applicants must meet the overall and subtest requirements using a single test.
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- full time12 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Admissions